The Equalizer parents guide

The Equalizer Parent Guide

Helping the weak meets with strong opposition.

Release date September 26, 2014

A former black ops commando (Denzel Washington) has dreams of a quiet retirement until the cruelty of the world around him reawakens his sense of justice.

Why is The Equalizer rated R? The MPA rated The Equalizer R for strong bloody violence and language throughout, including some sexual references.

Run Time: 132 minutes

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The Equalizer
Rating & Content Info

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Why is The Equalizer rated R? The Equalizer is rated R by the MPAA for strong bloody violence and language throughout, including some sexual references.

This additional information about the movie's content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:

- Frequent portrayals of gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence, with some blood and brutal detail.
- Brief, visually explicit portrayals of violence.
- Graphic portrayals of torture and brutality.
- Occasional gory and grotesque images.
- Occasional upsetting and disturbing scenes.

Sexual Content:
- Infrequent use of sexual language.
- Sexual references.

Approximately 120 instances of coarse language including:
- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations, sometimes in a sexual context.
- Frequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions.
- Slurs

Alcohol / DrugUse:
- Tobacco use.

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News About "The Equalizer"

This movie is based on a former TV series also called The The Equalizer.

Cast and Crew

The Equalizer is directed by Antoine Fuqua and stars Chloƫ Grace Moretz, Denzel Washington, Marton Csokas, Melissa Leo.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Equalizer movie is December 30, 2014. Here are some details…

The Equalizer releases to home video (Blu-ray and DVD) on December 30, 2014.

The Equalizer debuted on Digital HD on December 16, 2014.

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